The Natural Benefits of Massage

We all know how great it feels to get a massage. After all, it’s one of the most common ways we help each other to feel better: a foot massage after a physically demanding chore or a neck rub to help relax after a stressful day at the office.   You may not realize that […]

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Natural Hair Care: Safe Homemade Shampoo Recipes

  It’s no secret that many processed foods have long lists of chemicals as ingredients. Many commercial shampoos are the same: full of harsh, lab-made components. You don’t want these chemicals in your food or on your hair and scalp.   The good news is that you can care for your hair without these harsh […]

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How to Naturally Manage Allergies

The saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.” But here in the Carolinas, flowers — and the allergies they bring — can start appearing as early as March!   If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you may think that over-the-counter or prescription medications are your only options. […]

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The Health Benefits of Purple Foods

You’ve probably heard a lot about the benefits of eating from the full rainbow of colors.   A diet rich in plants from every shade is an easy way to ensure you’re getting a rich variety of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to stay healthy and strong.   While green foods get a […]

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Simple Food Swaps to Make Eating Healthy Easier

Eating a healthier, more wholesome diet can seem like a daunting task. You may think you need to throw out all your old meal plans for complicated recipes with hard-to-find ingredients.   While that may work for some, it’s not your only option.   If you’re just getting started on a commitment to eating healthy, […]

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Healthy Valentine’s Dinner Recipes

  You and your significant other have made a commitment to try and eat healthier this year. Now that Valentine’s Day is upon us, you may think that commitment means you’ll be staring at each other over a bed of dry greens.   It doesn’t have to be that way. Assuming you can get the […]

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Healthy Dip Recipes for Your Super Bowl Party

The stakes are high. Emotions are running even higher, and the “Big Game” hasn’t even started yet!   You’re sweating the Super Bowl party, trying to find the perfect snack playbook: a dip that everyone will enjoy but won’t destroy your healthy diet like a 250-pound lineman on a blitz.   Kick off your Super […]

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5 Ways to Use Lemon Oil for Your Health and Home

Lemon oil is one of the most common essential oils in use throughout the U.S.   It is a staple of household cleaning products, thanks to its clean, fresh smell — not to mention it is a natural disinfectant. Many people also store lemon oil in their medicine cabinet to help stave off colds in […]

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52 Holistic Health Tips for Each Week of the New Year

  Kick off the New Year with the goal of becoming stronger and healthier naturally.   New Year’s resolutions are often easier said than done. Not to worry…in this post, we’re breaking down the components of a healthy lifestyle into 52 simple, holistic health tips.   Each week, pick one health tip you think you […]

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3 Healthy Breakfast Options That Taste like Dessert

  If you have a sweet tooth for breakfast, we’ve got some exciting news for you: dessert-style breakfasts can be part of a healthy, balanced morning meal. Keeping your commitment for the new year to live a healthier life is now easier than ever!   Here are three recipes for you to indulge in while […]

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New Year, New You: How to Take Back Your Health

  Now that the New Year has arrived, you may be considering what 2017 has in store for your health. After a season of turkey and dressing, candied yams, and pumpkin pies, you are ready to take back your health and add more healthy activities to your routine.   To help you get started with […]

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The Healing Powers of Sea Salt

  No mineral is more central to human life and health than salt. It is essential in regulating hydration in the body’s cells. One quarter of our taste buds are dedicated to tasting it.   Even our language reflects the importance of salt: good people are the salt of the earth, a competent person is […]

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

As the days get colder and nights longer, we celebrate this time of year as people have for generations: with the sights and smells of the holiday season. In addition to the pine tree and the mint from candy canes, the scent of the holidays is that of cinnamon.   From eggnog to pumpkin pie, […]

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How to Naturally Destress After the Holidays 

This truly is the most wonderful time of the year. But by the time the decorations have been packed away, the leftovers (mostly) consumed, and visiting family has departed, it’s enough to leave you feeling frazzled.   Assuming you don’t have the post-holiday funds (or time) to take a weeklong vacation to the spa, here […]

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3 Chemical-Free Cleaner Recipes

  During the holidays, friends and family members travel both near and far to spend quality time with each other and enjoy the holiday season.   Chances are, at some point, you’ll have a house full of guests. And that probably means one thing…there’s a lot of cleaning to be done.   This year, I […]

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